Thursday, 24 September 2015

Comment: How to see the Romans in Ravenglass!

(Photo by Rowan May)

Now that the project is nearly complete, there are several new Roman attractions visitors can see in Ravenglass ...

There is a new interpretation board next to the Roman Baths, in addition to those installed by English Heritage:

And there is a display in the Pennington Hotel, which means the display free to all, and open when the hotel is:

In addition, at the Ravenglass & Eskdale Steam Railway (aka La'al Ratty) there will also be a small selection of the Roman finds collected by local people over the years.

Appearing not just in Ravenglass, the dig report is currently receiving final touches and will be available to download soon.

Monday, 21 September 2015

Conference: Lake District Annual Archaeology Conference (with Romans in Ravenglass)

Date: Sunday 11 October 2015
Location: The Theatre by the Lake, Keswick
Cost: £13.50 (with tea and coffee), £19.75 (with tea, coffee and lunch)

This year the conference will provide an opportunity to learn about recent projects carried out in partnership with local communities and volunteers both within and closely adjacent to the National Park. Many of these have been supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. Romans in Ravenglass Site Director Kurt will be speaking at 3.15pm.

For further details see:

For booking form see: